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    Breast Cancer COM/156 May 3, 2012 Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is the most common cancer that women may face in their lifetime. It can occur at any age, but is more likely to occur after the age of 40 and as we get older. Breast cancer is an unrestrained growth of breast cells, which take places as a result of modifications, or abnormal changes in the genes, that is responsible for stabilizing the growth of cells and keeping them healthy. The genes are in each cell’s nucleus, which acts as the

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    the chosen case study a 48 year old women named Libby contracts breast cancer for the second time. In Libby’s journey throughout her treatment she discovers many physical, social, psychological and spiritual issues which affect her overall well-being. This paper will discuss how important it is for nurses to give the best treatment possible; during, between and after therapy. It will also discuss the risks of developing this cancer and how important it is to find the condition early to promote a

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    clinical breast exams and mammograms are three of the best ways to detect breast cancer early and thus save lives. Introduction: The reality of breast cancer hit home with me in June 2008, when a co-worker of mine was diagnosed with stage one breast caner. Through a routine self- examination she felt an abnormal spot on her breast. The next day she had a clinical breast exam and mammogram to help determine what she had found. Being knowledgeable about early detection of breast cancer can save your

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    Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is a cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts (tubes that carry milk to the nipple) and lobules (glands that make milk). It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Anyone women could be at risk for breast cancer but, there are factors that make some women more susceptible to breast cancer than others. A risk factor is anything that affects your chances of getting a particular disease. Some can be controlled and some can’t

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    Breast Cancer in Women      As most of us look ahead into what we expect for our future, we will envision a life of good health, success and family. What if the health factor was not good? What if the woman in the family became ill with one of the most uprising and terminal illnesses. Breast cancer is a type of cancer which develops from a mutated gene. “One in 10 American women who live to be 70 develop breast cancer, with more than 180,000new cases diagnosed each year.” (Predicting breast-cancer

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    Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells, to better understand breast cancer, helps to understand how any cancer can develop. Breast cancer is result from the increase in harmful cells in the breast. Cancer happens as a result of undergo, or abnormal changes, in the genes responsible to adjust the process of cells and keeping them healthy. Breast cancer originates from breast tissue, most commonly from

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    Breast Cancer Tonia Maraden CM220-51 November 23, 2012 Breast Cancer Debra Wheeler is a wonderful person and a personal friend that works with me at my part time job. She is the Executive Assistant to the CEO. In January of last year, Debra Wheeler was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer. She ended up having to have single mastectomy since the cancer was only in one

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    Breast Cancer Even though there are other forms of cancers, it is the most common type of cancer. In 2008 there were many deaths caused from breast cancer and new cases of breast cancer. Breast Cancer is a form of cancer found in the breast tissue. It is made of abnormal cells that grow into lumps which gather together called tumors. Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of deaths in women in North America. In 2008, in the United States, there were an

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    Breast Cancer There are different types of cancer one can be in risk of. The focus here today is on breast cancer. There are different factors that can contribute to your risk of breast cancer however there are also ways to avoid becoming one of those statistics. That is why women should not take breast cancer lite, but instead focus on ways to avoid this deadly disease. A risk factor is anything that effect one chances of getting a particular disease. Not all disease can be controlled.

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    Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a growth of cancerous cells in the breast most common in woman, but it can occur in men. Breast cancer is caused when healthy tissue in the breast begins to grow abnormally, these cells grow and divide and create more abnormal cells forming a lump or tumor. Breast tumors can be classified as either; benign – this is a tumor that grows in one place and may not cause a problem, and is considered non- cancerous. Malignant – these tumors are invasive and grow and spread

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    Young Women with Breast Cancer

    the Age of Forty Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Jennifer Warlick COM/156 February 10, 2013 Keri Keith Concerns of Young Women under the Age of Forty Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Can you imagine being a woman under the age of forty and receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer? One out of every two hundred and ten women diagnosed will be under the age of forty. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. Every woman diagnosed with breast cancer will face different issues. Young

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    Breast Cancer Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells. To better understand breast cancer, it helps to understand how any cancer can develop. Cancer occurs as a result of mutations, or abnormal changes, in the genes responsible for regulating the growth of cells and keeping them healthy. The genes are in each cell’s nucleus, which acts as the “control room” of each cell. Normally, the cells in our bodies replace themselves through an orderly process of cell growth: healthy new cells

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    Public Speaking Assignment 7 Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among American women. One in every eight women in the United States develops breast cancer. There are many types of breast cancer that differ in their capability of spreading (metastasizing) to other body tissues. The causes of breast cancer are not yet fully known although a number of risk factors have been identified. There are many different types of breast cancer. They are Tubular Carcinoma

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    Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a disease that is becoming more and more popular in this day of age. One in every eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer (Breast Cancer, 2010). Women and men who suffer from breast cancer not only are fighting cancer but are also fighting the psychological aspects of the disease. Breast Cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer among women in the United States right behind skin cancer. Women are now surviving breast cancer a lot more frequently because

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    terrible issue of cancer in the body, focusing mainly on breast cancer in women of any age. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer that is developed in women of all ages. The first being all types of skin cancers. It is estimated that one in eight women in America will develop an invasive form of breast cancer in their lifetime, but one in thirty-six women will die from the breast cancer. Breast cancer has the second highest death rate of cancers in women, besides lung cancer which is almost

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    Cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths in the United States. One form of cancer that affects both men and women is breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second cause of death in women in the Unites States. According to Andolina and Lille “The year 2009 projections are 256,560 new cases of breast cancer will occur in the United States, and an additional 40,170 women will die of the disease. This means that every 12 minutes a women will develop breast cancer and one will die.”

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    Breast Cancer in Middle Aged Adults: The Facts Shawneen Romito HCA/240 1/11/13 Debra Salyers Breast Cancer in Middle Aged Adults: The Facts Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be an extremely terrifying time in a person’s life, which is why it is important to understand the disease, evaluate risk factors, understand the causes, ways to prevent and detect, and where to turn to for help if diagnosed. Causes and Risk Factors: • Gender- Even though men can

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    143 – 146 Mini Review Five Common Cancers in Iran Shadi Kolahdoozan MD MPH*, Alireza Sadjadi MD MPH**, Amir Reza Radmard MD***, • Hooman Khademi MD MPH * Iran as a developing nation is in epidemiological transition from communicable to noncommunicable diseases. Although, cancer is the third cause of death in Iran, it`s mortality are on the rise during recent decades. This mini-review was carried out to provide a general viewpoint on common cancers incidence in Iran and to explain incidental

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    Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is a form of cancer that is known to be the second most commonly diagnosed cancer among American Women according to the National Cancer Institute. This is known to affect at least one out eight women that live to be the age of 80. My research will be to help other individuals develop a better understanding of what breast cancer is and what it entails. First of all, there is a personal experience of my own that I would like to share. My grandma was a survivor of breast cancer, she fought

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    Breast Cancer SCI/162 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS 03/03/2013 Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is the leading disease that’s taking millions of women’s lives every year. Even though it’s more common in women however, 1 out of 100 men are diagnosed with this disease every day. Learning the symptoms, treatments and diagnosis to this disease will help save people lives.

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    Breast Cancer Name: Institution: Breast Cancer Cancer is the most common global cause of death, which raises serious public concern. According to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers, breast cancer prevalence rates rose to some extent among African American women from 2006 to 2010, resulting to rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women. However, it is unclear as to why there has been such a high increase, thus researchers

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    Breast Cancer Warning Signs •A lump in the breast or armpit •Sore or tender nipple •A change in the size and/or shape of the breast •An inverted nipple (turned into the breast) •Scaly, red, swollen, ridged or pitted skin of the breast, nipple or areole •Fluid discharge form the nipple •Breast pain (Seldom - but occasionally - a breast cancer warning sign) Stages of Breast Cancer Stage 0 (carcinoma in situ) There are 3 types of breast carcinoma in situ: * Ductal carcinoma in

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    Breast Cancer Diona Curtis SPEECH 200 October 21, 2013 Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a kind of cancer that develops in the breast. It occurs when a malignant tumor starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that invade surrounding tissues and can spread to other areas of the body. There are two forms of breast cancer, invasive and non-invasive. Invasive cancer is the serious form of breast cancer. Invasive cancer is when the cells break out of the breast

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    Breast Cancer: What is it? The Statistics: Breast cancer incidence in women in the United States is 1 in 8 (about 13%). In 2009, an estimated 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 62,280 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 1,990 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in men in 2008. Less than 1% of all new breast cancer cases occur in men

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    Breast Cancer Awareness I want to have the first page contain information on how important it is for early detection, and what you are looking for. Mammograms are important to start at age 40 and to continue them every year. A list of Doctors in the area that specialize in women’s care and the type of insurance they accept. Have a list of support groups and counselors that you can talk too. Have a message board set up for questions to a doctor and for questions to others that have been through

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    Breast Cancer Trikena Porter Class University Composition and Communication II February 9, 2014 Elizabeth Bickford One in eight women and one in a thousand men are affected daily by breast cancer. At least 410 men will die this year alone from breast Cancer and at least 2,240 new invasive breast cancers will be diagnosed. The Cancer Journal for Clinicians informs us that approximately 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 39,620 breast cancer deaths were expected to occur

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    your modifiable risk factors for this disease Breast cancer is a type of cancer originating from breast tissue, most commonly from the inner lining of milk ducts or the lobules that supply the ducts with milk. Cancers originating from ducts are known as ductal carcinomas, while those originating from lobules are known as lobular carcinomas. Breast cancer occurs in humans and other mammals. The primary risk factors for breast cancer are female sex and older age.[19] Other potential risk

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    Breast Cancer Amber Whitted COM/156 March 9, 2014 John Garot Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a rising concern with men and women in the United States, but with the right treatment and knowledge many lives have been saved. It has many forms and a possibility of growing rapidly. Do you know the signs and the treatment options that are available? Know these can save your life or a loved one’s life, as well. There are steps that you can take to lower your risk for breast cancer.” In 2013

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    facts the facts when it comes to breast cancer, every women is at risk. “Breast cancer is a multi-dynamic disease which affects the patient, the patient’s family, and society in various ways.” People should care about breast cancer because it kills men and women. It takes your friends and family members away. Now that breast cancer is being detected at an earlier stage, women are able to be treated before the cancer gets worse. Learning how many women get breast cancer and how many women die each year

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    Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women in the United States today. There are many factors for developing breast cancer. Many women survived breast cancer now because of advance technology detecting the disease early. There are a variety of treatments women can choose from to treat breast cancer. The word” risk” is simply referring to the factors that will increase or decrease the chances of women developing breast cancer. There are several factors that can increase

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    Signs and Symptoms Breast Cancer Breast Cancer The most common symptom of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A mass that is painless, hard, and has irregular edges is more likely to be cancerous, but breast cancers can be tender, soft, or rounded. They can even be painful. For this reason, it is important to have any new breast mass or lump, or breast change checked by a health care professional experienced in diagnosing breast diseases. Other possible signs of breast cancer include: * Swelling

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    health problems. "Obesity is the second preventable death in the country." (1). It is often an associated factor for other health issues such as “cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure… and certain forms of cancer.” (2) Obesity is a well-known risk factor for breast cancer. There are many health care problems that are sweeping the nation. Some of these problems are disorders, which can be prevented, while others are inevitable. Sometimes the disorder can be due to something that one can

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    Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is an uncontrolled growth of breast cells that results as mutations or abnormal changes in the genes responsible for regulating growth of cells. Over time, the cancer cells invade nearby healthy breast tissue. If the cancer gets into the lymph nodes then they have a pathway into other parts of the body. Most breast cancers begin in the cells the line the ducts (ductal cancer). Some begin in the cells that line the lobules (lobular cancer) while a small amount of cancers start in other

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    Breast Cancer Screening

    An analysis of the effectiveness of population-based screening for breast cancer. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death due to cancer in women, with statistics from the USA showing that one in eight women will develop the disease.1 Studies in the UK show that 90% of women diagnosed in the early stages survive the disease, while this figure is only 15% if diagnosed at a later stage illustrating the importance of an effective screening programme to reduce mortality.2 In the following essay

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    Prevention of Breast Cancer

    Prevention of Breast Cancer Abstract Background Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women according to the National Cancer Institute. Breast cancer research has found no cure and treatments vary in effectiveness. Objectives This paper will review some of the various conventional and natural prevention methods of breast cancer and evaluate the effectiveness and risks of each. Methods/Design Published studies on early detection , non-steroidal anti-inflammatory

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    Breast Cancer Stephanie Shuman COM 156 August 10, 2014 University of Phoenix Breast Cancer The website for the Breast Cancer.org (n.d) stated, “About 1 in 8 U.S. women (just over 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2013, an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 64,640 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.” (para.1) American Cancer Society (2007) stated, “Male

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    BREAST CANCER Cancer is a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. All around our world one may hear the word cancer, but have we ever taken the time to figure out exactly what cancer may be? There are many different types of cancers that one can be diagnosed with such as bone cancer, lung cancer, and breast cancer. I became curious about breast cancer a few years back and I wanted to know is there a possible cure if one is

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    Breast Cancer Manoela Colindres Professor Susan Barnett Colorado Christian University November 15, 2014 Due to the large amount of commercials, fundraisers, 5K runs and walks it is rare to find someone who has not heard about breast cancer, but do they actually know what all takes place in breast cancer? Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast, which means that the tumor is a group of cells that grow and spread to other areas of the

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    Breast Cancer COM/172 September 3, 2013 Frank Nainoa, MA/Communications Breast Cancer Breast Cancer is one of the most diagnosed cancers in women. According to “American Cancer Society” (2013) “one out of eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. For 2013, it is estimated about 232,340 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed and 39,620 women will die from this cancer” (2013). In this paper I plan to explain how early detection, diagnosis, and treatment are a prominent

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    Breast Cancer Threat

    Defining the Methyl-Specific Recognition of BRCT Domain Proteins An important tumor suppressor for preventing carcinogenic mutations with direct roles in DNA repair and transcriptional regulation is a gene known as Breast cancer gene 1(BRCA). These genes have several domains. These domains have important roles in tumor suppression as several pathogenic mutations have been mapped to BRCA1’s C terminal (BRCT). However, there is an emerging paradigm that BRCT domains have binding sites capable of

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    A Family with a History of Breast Cancer

    Breast and ovarian cancer are the most commonly diagnosed malignancies in North American, Caucasian women (Adkinson, 2012). Roughly more than 220,000 women are diagnosed every year (Adkinson, 2012) (National Library of Medicine (US), 2015). This disease is known to cluster within families if the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are involved. The mutation of these genes is more common in women than in men; however, the mutated genes have the ability to be inherited from the mother or the father equally. It

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    Treatment and prevention of breast cancer 5.1 Prevention is better than cure: 5.1.1 Breastfeeding There are plenty of ways that might help to prevent breast cancer. Firstly, breastfeeding has played a very important part in breast cancer prevention, which is the longer the period of breastfeeding, the higher the protection of the mother and child (Mayoclinic.org, 2015). According to Komen, (2010), breastfeeding for one year might slightly reduce the chances to get breast cancer than those who never

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    Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into and invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant areas of the body (American Cancer Society, 2015). The disease occurs almost entirely in women, but men can also get it. Although breast cancer can affect both men and women, it is much more dominant in women. The risk for developing breast cancer is the highest in women over the age of 50, and it is higher for

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    Cellular Regulation: Breast Cancer Student Name El Centro Community College Concept of Cellular Regulation: Breast Cancer The concept of Cellular Regulation consists of many exemplars, including Breast Tumors/Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lymphomas (Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s), Skin Cancer and Leukemia. For the purpose of this paper the exemplar I will be focusing on is Breast Cancer. There are only a couple of sites that are typical of breast metastasis including

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    These set questions touch on medical history including if they have had any breast biopsies, genetics, age, menstrual cycles, history of breast cancer within the family (who – mother, aunty, grandma) and race. This process outlines certain factors that contribute to being at risk of breast cancer and are readily available online for women. Having this set up online not only is easy to use but it makes it easy for women to access without going through the burden of seeing the doctor if you are just

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    Breast Cancer-What are the chances? Dina Price University of Phoenix Professor Kevin Philips March 7, 2016 People have their own theories on how they can reduce their chances of getting breast cancer. Even though some of these theories have not yet been proven to work. It is everyone’s own opinion, but there is never a wrong or right answer. With all the research we have around us all of our own thoughts on how we can reduce the risks of getting breast cancer can somehow in a way can help. Women

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    Breast Cancer Genetic diseases are widespread. Cancer is a genetic disease and is a major cause of death. Cancer is caused by mutations within the genome that result in the development of oncogenes or tumor suppressor genes which both cause the uncontrolled proliferation of cells in opposed ways. The oncogenes are mutated genes that in their pre-mutated state, promote cell replication. However, due to the mutation, these oncogenes cause either enhanced expression or altered nature of protein products

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    Breast Cancer Prevention

    BREAST CANCER PREVENTION 1 Breast Cancer Prevention Venita Conley University of Phoenix 2 Breast Cancer Prevention Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women at the age of 45-50. The number of women diagnosed with breast cancer increases every year, but if detected early, the survival rate

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    Breast Cancer I took the breast cancer health assessment through the University of Phoenix Life Resource Center. The results from the health risk assessment estimated my risk for developing breast cancer on a scale of average women. It also makes you aware of which factors may contribute to my risk and what can do be done to reduce these factors. I can also take more cancer risk profiles. This will create a picture of a specific cancer and what action I can take to reduce my chances

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    Breast Cancer Veronica Owens Baker College of Allen Park Speech (Wed) Heather Capote-Powell August 03, 2011 General Purpose: To inform Title of Speech: Breast Cancer Awareness Specific Purpose: To inform my audience on various types and stages of breast cancer, and who is susceptible, and available detection and treatment. I. Introduction: She is your mother, your sister, your aunt, and your best friend. She is the special someone in your life she also has breast cancer. This

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